What does the word abominate mean?

Usage examples for abominate

  1. I have not done the things that the gods abominate. – The Book of the Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge
  2. 75, 76. That that spiritual sufficiency is also in the natural principle, and will not be wanting to those at this day, who come to the Lord, and abominate adulteries as infernal, has been told me from heaven. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  3. That would be a sign of weakness, an act of politeness, and they abominate politeness, except in other people. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
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